Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School Appoints New President

Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School Appoints New President

On Sept. 3, Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School, a Catholic high school administered by the Brothers of the Sacred Heart of the New York Province, announced the appointment of new president Nicholas Melito, the current assistant to the presiden...

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Montessori School in Centerport Adds Online Enrollment

Montessori School in Centerport Adds Online Enrollment

Love of Learning added a new online enrollment system this September as well as two new staff members to enhance the Montessori school's offerings.  Sawyer, the new system, has helped streamline the process of enrolling kids, according to outgoing ...

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The Academy of Thought and Industry Opens in East Village

The Academy of Thought and Industry Opens in East Village

The Academy of Thought and Industry opened in the East Village on Sept. 3. The school is operating as a middle school, serving sixth graders through eighth graders, with plans to open a high school program next year for seventh grade-10th grade, ac...

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Child Care Center in Astoria Now Offering Yoga for Kids

Child Care Center in Astoria Now Offering Yoga for Kids

Adventureland Child Care in Astoria partnered with The School Yoga Program to launch a new yoga curriculum for children ages 2-5. The program began Oct. 1, will yoga sessions for children offered on Tuesdays from 9:30-11:30am.

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Montessori School Opens in Williamsburg

Montessori School Opens in Williamsburg

Guidepost Montessori School opened a Williamsburg campus in April with big plans for this school year involving Spanish immersion. In July, Stephanie Jimenez, whose daughter attends Guidepost Montessori, was appointed as head of school.

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Further Music School in Forest Hills Introduces Early Education Program

Further Music School in Forest Hills Introduces Early Education Program

This summer, Further Music School in Forest Hills location introduced the Further Fruits program, a keyboard-concentrated music education program for children ages 3 months-4 years old. Kids are split up into four fruity groups (orange, apple, grap...

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My Gym Opens in Cobble Hill

My Gym Opens in Cobble Hill

On Aug. 9, My Gym opened on the corner of Smith Street and Baltic Street in Cobble Hill. The 56 hundred square-foot facility offers 28 hundred square-feet of play space and a 28 hundred square-foot basement for birthday parties and other special ev...

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Prep School Adds Science Research Program and House System

Prep School Adds Science Research Program and House System

This July, Iona Preparatory School in New Rochelle implemented its STEM education program for junior students and a house system. The STEM program was established to help students in all grade levels build camaraderie, hone research skills, connect...

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Sherri Alpert, D.M.D. Receives Implant Certification

Sherri Alpert, D.M.D. Receives Implant Certification

Sherri Alpert, D.M.D., owner of Dental Wellness of Suffern, received official certification for dental implants in August. With this certification, Dr. Alpert can give dental implants to adults who need them. She also recently became a fellow in th...

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Powerhouse Dance Center Moves to Accommodate More Students

Powerhouse Dance Center Moves to Accommodate More Students

Powerhouse Dance Center, previously located in West Haverstraw, moved to a new location in Stony Point in order to fit its roster of 350 students. The dance studio, which officially opened on Sept. 7, offers classes for children 2 years old to adul...

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Scarsdale Medical Welcomed New Pediatrician

Scarsdale Medical Welcomed New Pediatrician

In May, Scarsdale Medical welcomed a new pediatrician, Olamide Odubogun, MD, FAAP, as part of the practice's pediatric expansion efforts. Odubogun earned his undergraduate degree from Loyola University Maryland and has his medical degree from Penns...

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Saturday Program to Offer STEM and Public Speaking Courses

Saturday Program to Offer STEM and Public Speaking Courses

Hofstra Continuing Education is back for the 2019 school year with a plethora of exciting programs and offerings including the STEM Engineering and Design program where students will learn the fundamentals of engineering design. A Public Speaking D...

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Children's Fitness Center Reopens in Suffolk with New Programs

Children's Fitness Center Reopens in Suffolk with New Programs

My Gym children's fitness center reopened its West Babylon location on Sept. 9 under the ownership of My Gym franchise veterans Debbie and Evan Greenberg. The newly renovated center now offers Ninja Training and Preschool Prep programs and will soo...

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Popular Board Game Cafe Opens on Upper East Side

Popular Board Game Cafe Opens on Upper East Side

Hex & Company opened a third board game cafe, and this time its on the Upper East Side. The popular hot spot opened on Sept. 9 and offers after-school programs in addition to coffee and food services. More than Manhattan’s largest board game cafe, ...

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New Child Care Center in Ridgewood Offers Unique Learning

New Child Care Center in Ridgewood Offers Unique Learning

Beautiful Minds Child Care took over the location of a previous day care business in July and is bringing many unique changes to day care options for kids in Queens. The Queens childcare center teaches kids through a creative curriculum with themat...

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Great South Bay YMCA Updates After-School Program

Great South Bay YMCA Updates After-School Program

Last month, homework help, an arts curriculum, and inclusion were added to the after-school care program at Great South Bay YMCA. Students attending the Before and After School programs for Bay Shore and Massapequa school districts can now receive ...

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PJ Library Now Providing One Free Book Per Jewish Child in the New York City Area

PJ Library Now Providing One Free Book Per Jewish Child in the New York City Area

Since May, PJ Library has expanded its reach to now offer free Jewish books to families in New York City, Long Island, and Westchester–and will provide one book per child, rather than one book per family. PJ has partnered with more local funders to...

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Diocese of Rockville Centre to Hold Open Forum for Parents

Diocese of Rockville Centre to Hold Open Forum for Parents

The Diocese of Rockville Centre is hosting ‘Making Connections’ informal group meetings between parents, the Superintendent of Schools and selected staff members. They forums are regularly attended by 30-40 parents from Catholic schools all over Lo...

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Rose Academy of Ballet in Forest Hills Expands Its Dance Team

Rose Academy of Ballet in Forest Hills Expands Its Dance Team

Rose Academy of Ballet's national dance team has grown from 11 members to 20 members since last semester. The Forest Hills dance studio also added a new junior age group to accommodate their growing numbers. The competition groups are separated by...

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Steps on Broadway Diversifies Youth Pre-Professional Program

Steps on Broadway Diversifies Youth Pre-Professional Program

The youth program at Steps on Broadway dance studio on the Upper West Side expanded this month with the addition of contemporary and modern dance classes. The program, which was renamed Steps Youth Program this summer, offers programming to kids wh...

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P.S. 62, The Magnet School of Computer Science and Innovation, Places Emphasis on 3-D Printing and Coding

P.S. 62, The Magnet School of Computer Science and Innovation, Places Emphasis on 3-D Printing and Coding

P.S. 62 is at the forefront of technology innovation for elementary schools, and the schools will increase focus on 3-D printing and coding with more projects like this being offered to students in the Play Lab this school year. Last year's succes...

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Eglevsky Ballet Opens Satellite Location at the Garden City Dance Studio

Eglevsky Ballet Opens Satellite Location at the Garden City Dance Studio

Eglevsky Ballet will be in-residence at a second location, the Garden City Dance Studio, for the 2019-2020 season. This satellite studio will expand Eglevsky Ballet’s educational outreach beyond their original location in Beth Page. With quality te...

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Stepping Stones Museum's New Dinosaur Exhibit Encourages Imagination

Stepping Stones Museum's New Dinosaur Exhibit Encourages Imagination

Norwalk’s Stepping Stones Museum’s newest exhibit, Big Adventures: Dinosaurs, gives children a chance to learn about paleontology through hands on learning and playing. The exhibit opened on July 27th, and because of how enthusiastically the public...

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Speech Therapy Clinic in Stony Point Expands Mommy and Me Classes

Speech Therapy Clinic in Stony Point Expands Mommy and Me Classes

Now You're Talking Speech Therapy Comprehensive Services is a practice launched in Stony Point by longtime certified speech language pathologist Sandra Gotthardt on June 24. Already, it is expanding its Mommy, Me and Speech Therapy classes. Now hel...

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Daycare Opens in Park Slope with Research-Based Early Learning Curriculum

Daycare Opens in Park Slope with Research-Based Early Learning Curriculum

After 17 years of running A Whole New World Academy in Hoboken, New Jersey, executive director Bernard Davidson opened a new branch in Park Slope this month. Ages 2-5 will have their own classroom, credentialed educator, and developmental goals.

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Studio Jacked in Nanuet is Offering a Hip Hop Program for Students with Special Needs

Studio Jacked in Nanuet is Offering a Hip Hop Program for Students with Special Needs

Owner of Studio Jacked Dance Company in Nanuet Jackie Galgano created a hip hop dance program for students with special needs based on her experiences with her own 3-year-old son, who has autism. His love of dancing–and the lack of activities avail...

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Achieve Martial Arts Moves to Bigger Facility

Achieve Martial Arts Moves to Bigger Facility

In January, Achieve Martial Arts moved to a new location in Scarsdale which has allowed for more room for classes and more students. The facility now holds 40 classes per week with approximately 10-15 students in each class, separated by age, start...

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Lil Chameleon to Premier Kid's Club Drop-Off Childcare Program

Lil Chameleon to Premier Kid's Club Drop-Off Childcare Program

On September 3, the Tuckahoe-based resale boutique Lil Chameleon unveiled a drop-off care program for kids called Lil Chameleon Kids Club. Owner CC Benitez says this new feature aims to further deliver the intended purpose behind Lil Chameleon, whi...

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Kids In Sports Scarsdale Opened a Pre-School Program

Kids In Sports Scarsdale Opened a Pre-School Program

On September 4, Kids In Sports, which has been around for for twenty years, will premiere its pre-school program in their Scarsdale location. The program, which is geared towards children 2 and ½ years old to 4 years old will not only offer a struc...

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Miss American Pie Shop Opens in Park Slope

Miss American Pie Shop Opens in Park Slope

On August 17, Lindsey Hill, former fashion designer, turned her online pie business into a brick-and-mortar storefront at Miss American Pie Shop in Park Slope. The shop is a 1950s-inspired bakery with an industrial twist offering pies of all kinds,...

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New Minecraft and Circuitry Summer Camp Teaches Kids about Electricity at Robofun

New Minecraft and Circuitry Summer Camp Teaches Kids about Electricity at Robofun

On June 17, Robofun launched Minecraft and Circuitry, a brand new summer camp program that allows kids to design electric circuits, light up buildings, and discover the various exciting properties of electricity using the popular software Minecraft...

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Main St. Board Game Cafe in Huntington Unveils After School Program This Fall

Main St. Board Game Cafe in Huntington Unveils After School Program This Fall

If you're looking for a unique after-school activity for your kids this fall, Main St. Board Game Cafe is now unveiling Afternoon Board Game Club. The after school program is a 2-hour drop-off session that allows kids to learn a range of strategic ...

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Cosmic Cubs Adds a Coloring Page App to its Repertoire

Cosmic Cubs Adds a Coloring Page App to its Repertoire

Cosmic Cubs added a fourth app to their education-based game selection on August 12 for children ages three and above. All apps are available on the App Store and Google Play. Joining Dress Up, Space Puzzle, and Eco Puzzle, will be Color and Learn,...

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Painting Parties and Summer Camps Now Available at Bee You Art Studio in Bayside

Painting Parties and Summer Camps Now Available at Bee You Art Studio in Bayside

Bee You Art Studio in Bayside, Queens expanded its offerings this summer. In June it added Bee You Paint Parties and on July 2 it launched weekly summer camps that will ran through August 23. Since it first opened its doors in April of this year, B...

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Financial Advisor Launches Seminar Series on How to Finance Raising Your Child

Financial Advisor Launches Seminar Series on How to Finance Raising Your Child

In June, National Financial Network Financial Advisor Lisa Macbeth launched Financing Baby, a series of seminars introducing families to the ins and outs of financial planning. Anyone, from first-time moms and dads to multi-child parents of any soc...

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Jackson Heights Magnet School Will Debut Makerspace This Fall

Jackson Heights Magnet School Will Debut Makerspace This Fall

This fall, I.S. 145, the Joseph Pulitzer Magnet School of Innovation and Applied Learning, will premiere its new makerspace as part of the school’s mission of teaching students 21st-century skills such as critical thinking, information management, ...

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FIT4MOM Rockland Franchise Opened July 9 in Several Locations

FIT4MOM Rockland Franchise Opened July 9 in Several Locations

Fit4Moms is a national franchise that offers new moms the opportunity to exercise, bond with their children, and bond with each other. Amy Leon has brought Fit4Moms back to Rockland after a few year’s hiatus and debuted its signature Stroller Strid...

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Music Conservatory of Westchester Now Auditioning for MCW Prep Program

Music Conservatory of Westchester Now Auditioning for MCW Prep Program

Music Conservatory of Westchester is now offering a precollegiate training program for serious, advanced high school musicians called MCW Prep, slated to begin in September. The program will give instrumentalists and singers an opportunity to study...

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Students at the Countryside Montessori School Enjoy a New Playground This Summer

Students at the Countryside Montessori School Enjoy a New Playground This Summer

This past spring, the Countryside Montessori School in Great Neck decided to give its playground a new look to be safer, more functional, and to help kids have more fun. The school replaced the playground’s previous wood chip flooring with green ru...

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Huntington YMCA Adds Healthy Living Center

Huntington YMCA Adds Healthy Living Center

The Huntington YMCA has been part of the Huntington community for more than 60 years, and just finished building the Jorge Family Healthy Living Center that will host free or reduced fee chronic disease prevention and recovery lifestyle-focused cla...

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Kent Prep Now Offering SSAT and ISEE Prep in Small Group Sessions

Kent Prep Now Offering SSAT and ISEE Prep in Small Group Sessions

Well known for its one-on-one tutoring services, Kent Prep launched small group sessions to help students in both its Queens and Manhattan locations prepare for the Secondary School Admission Test and the Independent School Entrance Exam. Each grou...

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The International Academy of New York Moves Back to Carnegie Hill, Expands Pre-Nursery Program

The International Academy of New York Moves Back to Carnegie Hill, Expands Pre-Nursery Program

After a year of renovations, the International Academy of New York officially moved back to its permanent location in Carnegie Hill on July 1. Housed in a beautiful landmark designated building just a stone’s throw from Central Park, the Academy’s ...

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Sylvan Learning Center Now Offering Swim, Robotics, and Coding Programs

Sylvan Learning Center Now Offering Swim, Robotics, and Coding Programs

Sylvan Learning Center will be offering two new programs this summer in partnership with Goldfish Swim School and Code Ninjas. The Summer Learn & Swim Special at Goldfish Swim School in Farmingdale began on Wednesday, July 17 and will continue each...

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Marra & Glick Applied Behavior Analysts is Opening a New Hyde Park Location

Marra & Glick Applied Behavior Analysts is Opening a New Hyde Park Location

This summer, Marra & Glick Applied Behavior Analysts is expanding to New Hyde Park with a new center-based location that offers behavior intervention services using the principles of applied behavior analysis, including an interim alternative place...

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Steam Works Studio Opens Location in Scarsdale

Steam Works Studio Opens Location in Scarsdale

Steam Works has a number of locations across the United States including New Jersey, Texas, Florida, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, and is now celebrating its first brick-and-mortar location in New York. After establishing after-school programs at...

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Lipson Family Coaching Opens in New City and Bardonia

Lipson Family Coaching Opens in New City and Bardonia

Melissa Lipson has been a school counselor in Nanuet for over 20 years and she is expanding her services beyond the district with Lipson Family Coaching, Inc. this summer. Lipson says she is excited to bring three decades of experience in schools t...

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WowMoms World in Mineola Has an Array of Activities for Babies and Young Children

WowMoms World in Mineola Has an Array of Activities for Babies and Young Children

WowMoms World—a family-focused business that combines early enrichment and physical activities for babies and young children—has opened its very first stateside location in Mineola. Based in Canada, WowMoms World currently has locations in Canada ...

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Mathnasium Opens a Port Washington Location

Mathnasium Opens a Port Washington Location

Specializing in one-on-one tutoring from teachers who are certified in-house, students are invited to focus on “all things math” when they come to Mathnasium. This can mean gaining a stronger understanding of their classwork, getting access to more...

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Ridge Hill Shopping Center to Offer New Children's Gardening Workshop

Ridge Hill Shopping Center to Offer New Children's Gardening Workshop

The new children’s gardening workshop at Ridge Hill in Yonkers will take place in the community garden located on the South Lawn by Whole Foods. The program will take place on Thursdays from 10-11am from July 11-Aug. 15. Parents can pick and choose...

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NBC Sports’ Liam McHugh to Instruct at Hofstra University’s Summer Sports Journalism and Broadcasting Program

NBC Sports’ Liam McHugh to Instruct at Hofstra University’s Summer Sports Journalism and Broadcasting Program

On July 2, NBC Sports’ Football Night in America host Liam McHugh will join the summer Sports Journalism and Broadcasting Program at Hofstra University where he’ll serve as an instructor along with an already impressive staff of industry profession...

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